Union County Sheriff's deputies and crime scene investigators are on the scene of a fatal shooting on Lanesboro Road, northeast of Marshville.
A man was shot dead after a foiled burglary early Thursday, according to the Union County Sheriff’s Office.
The Union County Board of Commissioners kept school funding at levels proposed in the draft budget and added requirements that the money be spent on certain projects.
Monroe City Council passed most of the proposed budget Tuesday night.
Weddington's baseball team is trying to repeat as 3A state champions, and the Warriors took a big step on Tuesday with a 2-1 road win over archrival Marvin Ridge in the quarterfinal round. The Warriors take on Hickory in the next round.
Piedmont fell behind early but used the long ball to rally past Randleman and reach the state semifinals. Jonathan Caldwell and Cody Purser hit critical home runs, while Cameron Price and Colby Barnette combined to hold the Tigers scoreless after the first inning.
It's been almost two months since Blair Hardin resigned as head football coach at Porter Ridge to take the Freedom job. The Pirates, who have a 40-5 record over the past three years, are still working out this offseason — but without a head coach.
Lexi Davis was ESPN's National Player of the Year in softball after leading Porter Ridge High to a state championship in 2012. Davis had a 9-9 record as a freshman at Auburn this spring, and is working this summer to add pitches and get her velocity up.
Is your next pet waiting at the animal shelter?
The Pekingese dogs were sacred in ancient China and could only be owned by royalty. Bella seems to somehow know that.
Fred and I ate at an Ethiopian restaurant, The Red Sea, in Charlotte on Monday night. My son has traveled throughout all of Africa and has told us he enjoyed eating in Ethiopia. This is the closest Fred and I will probably ever come to tasting a bit of Ethiopian and Eritrean culture.
Sticking with it led to success for artist
Kel Hodel was born and raised in Kentucky. Upon graduation from high school in 1988, Kel decided to join the US Army.
When I interviewed for the police chief’s position in 2006, then City Manager Craig Meadows gave me a list of things that he wanted the police department to accomplish. At the top of the list was to get the police department nationally accredited through the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, or CALEA.
Freshman Rep. Mark Brody of Union County and his fellow Republicans in the state Legislature have plans for a host of new private schools that would siphon students away from public schools. And they want taxpayers to foot the bill.
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